Richard Upjohn

Architect

1802 – 1878

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Who was Richard Upjohn?

Richard Upjohn was an English-born architect who emigrated to the United States and became most famous for his Gothic Revival churches. He was partially responsible for launching the movement to such popularity in the United States. Upjohn also did extensive work in and helped to popularize the Italianate style. He was a founder and the first president of the American Institute of Architects. His son, Richard Mitchell Upjohn, was also a well-known architect and served as a partner in his continued architectural firm in New York.

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Born
Jan 22, 1802
Shaftesbury
Also known as
  • Апджон, Ричард
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Aug 16, 1878
Putnam County

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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